State ANILCA Coordination

Upcoming Documents for Review

Forest Service - Chugach Forest Plan Revision
The Chugach National Forest is beginning the first phase of a 3-year planning process to revise the 2002 forest plan under the 2012 National Forest System Planning Rule. The public review scoping document and further information is available at the The public review scoping document and further information is available at the project website.

Forest Service - Tongass Forest Plan Revision
The Tongass National Forest is conducting an anticipated 2-year planning process to revise the 2008 forest plan under the 2012 National Forest System Planning Rule. Based on public comments received, four issues were identified: young growth transition; renewable energy; roadless areas; and wildlife habitat. The FS anticipates three public open houses in early 2015 (in Juneau, Sitka, and Ketchikan) as part of the public process, public notice for these meetings will be published in the federal register and on-line. Further information is available at the at the project website.

BLM Central Yukon Resource Management Plan and EIS
The BLM is developing a new resource management plan to guide future management of 16 million acres of public land in central and northern Alaska. Further information is available at the at the project website.

BLM Bering Sea -- Western Interior Resource Management Plan and EIS
The BLM is developing a new resource management plan to guide future management of 62 million acres of public land, 10.6 million acres managed by BLM in western Alaska. Further information is available at the at the project website.

BLM Bering Sea -- Eastern Interior Resource Management Plan and EIS
The BLM is developing a new resource management plan to guide future management of 6.7 million acres of public land, including the White Mountains National Recreational Areas, the Steese national Conservation Area, and the Fortymile area. It also covers BLM lands in the upper Black River and the greater Fairbanks area.BLM is currently analyzing public comments received in 2013, when they are done the Proposed RMP/Final EIS will be published. Further information is available at the project website.